Posts tagged gardening
Perfect Planting Combinations For The Informal Garden

My cottage garden space is slowly taking form and while I have stayed true to the principle of just plumping plants in with no particular order or colour scheme, several plant combinations that have thus happened by pure luck are currently catching my eye as I make my daily evening “inspection”.

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Interview: Vera from Grown To Cook

Vera Greutink is a Dutch gardening journalist and published author who is a relatively new Instagram aquaintance of mine. But I just love watching her images pop up on Instagram or watch her Youtube videos. So I thought she would be the perfect person and gardener to start off my new interview series.

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Inspired by: Claus Dalby

Being a very visual person, what first attracted me to his style of gardening was how he put together shapes and colours in his planting, or rather the colours he left out. His planting was so harmonious. In 2004 I had never seen anything like that here in Denmark. Instead it seemed like the gardening world was full of white and red roses, or bright red and yellow tulips.

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Inspired By: My Grandfather's Garden

The are many ways to create a garden, and many ways to be a gardener. I have grown up with several beautiful gardens in my life. But the two that most influence me today are the one at the farm where I lived with my family from I was 13-17 years old and the second is my Grandfather's magical garden on the island of Thurø, which is not far from here. There I spent every summer holiday ...

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August 2017

August was a beautiful bountiful PLUM month. Having a bounty of food right at my doorstep makes me feel blessed. I am by no means a religious person, so I don't mean blessed in the religious sense. But blessed in the sense that I feel like I am where I need to be at this time in my life, blessed because we are lucky to live right here right now, because the whole family is healthy, because I have the freedom to do what I love, to take pictures, to cook, to forage, to grow (in every sense of the word). 

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